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Zena A. Stein, M.B., B.Ch.

HIV Center Co-Director Emerita

Core Affiliate, Statistics, Epidemiology and Data Core

Professor of Epidemiology and Psychiatry, Emerita
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Dr. Zena Stein is the Co-Director Emerita of the HIV Center and a Core Affiliate of the Statistics, Epidemiology and Data Core. Previously, she was Professor of Public Health (in the division of Epidemiology and the Sergievsky Center) and of Psychiatry at Columbia University. She was also Associate Dean of Research and Academic Affairs of the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and the Director of the Department of Epidemiology of Brain Disorders at New York State Psychiatric Institute. Her work in the international arena builds on her varied research experience in epidemiology, especially epidemiology of reproductive and developmental disorders, mental health, environmental hazards, and, since the early 1980s HIV infection. Dr. Stein has been a leader both at the HIV Center and worldwide in the movement to provide women with methods for protection against transmission of HIV that are under their control (e.g., vaginal microbicides and the female condom).

 

With her involvement, grants on HIV infection and AIDS in the international arena have been funded for study of HIV/AIDS prevention and infection in Thailand, Uganda, and South Africa. She was the Principal Investigator of a training grant funded by the Fogarty Center that is focused on epidemiology related to AIDS in South Africa. Dr. Stein has consulted frequently for international organizations such as WHO and UNICEF and has served on the study sections of NIMH, NIEHS, NIOSH, NICHD, and on several committees of the National Academy of Sciences. She was also the Principal Investigator of the NIMH funded training grant, Behavioral Research in HIV Infection, in the HIV Center and Department of Psychology at Columbia University.

 

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Zena A. Stein, M.B., B.Ch.

HIV Center Co-Director Emerita

Core Affiliate, Statistics, Epidemiology and Data Core

Professor of Epidemiology and Psychiatry, Emerita



zas2@cumc.columbia.edu

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